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  • Gov. McAuliffe Holds First Cyber Roundtable

    WASHINGTON—Today at the first official meeting for his 2016-17 National Governors Association (NGA) chair’s initiative, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe addressed the ...

  • NGA Sends ESSA Recommendations to Education Dept.

    On July 18, 2016, the National Governors Association (NGA) sent recommendations to the U.S. Department of Education regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on accountability and state plans under the Every Student ...

  • NGA Releases New Resource for State Health Care Leaders

    State governments around the nation have a long history of acting as health care innovators and pioneers. With the population aging and more Americans becoming eligible for Medicaid, states are under increasing pressure to ...

  • NGA Announces 2016-2017 Committee Leadership

    WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its new leadership for 2016-2017. On Saturday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was named NGA chair and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vice chair. Together ...

  • Gov. McAuliffe Named NGA Chair, Unveils Cyber Initiative

    DES MOINES—Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session of the NGA Summer Meeting. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval was named vice ...

  • Governors Sign Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

    WASHINGTON—Forty-six governors have signed the Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction, developed by and released today through the National Governors Association (NGA). By signing the compact, governors are agreeing to ...

  • A Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction

    Governors have long been at the forefront of efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction, working with health care providers, law enforcement and other stakeholders to mount a comprehensive response to the opioid crisis. ...

  • States Stem Opioid Overdose Through Information Sharing

    The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that four states—Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico and Rhode Island—will participate in a learning lab on improving data-collection efforts and information ...

  • State Groups Applaud TSCA Reform Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Conference of State Legislatures, National Governors Association and Environmental Council of States applaud the collaborative efforts that led to the enactment of the “Frank R. ...

  • NGA Testifies Before Senate on FirstNet Implementation

    Jeff McLeod, director of the NGA Center for Best Practices Homeland Security and Public Safety Division, testified before a Senate subcommittee on the public safety broadband network known as FirstNet, which sets aside a ...